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Zamfara Killings: Three suspects arrested

The Nigerian Police have arrested three suspects Halilu Garba, 45, (Alias Mabushi), Zubairu Marafa, 45. (Alias Wakili) and Nafi’u Badamasi, 40 linked to the murder of more than 40 innocent persons which took place last week February 14 in Birani, a village in Zurmi Local Government Area of the state. The …

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Three girls suffocate inside parked car in Kano

The Kano State Police Command confirmed on Saturday that three girls died of suffocation inside a parked car in Sabon Gari area of Kano metropolis. The spokesman of the command, Mr Magaji Majiya, said, “The car has been parked there for more than one year; the girls were playing around …

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SERAP attacks police chief for declaring IBB spokesman wanted

A Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has “strongly condemned the intimidation and harassment by the police of Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida over a statement he issued on behalf of the former military president.” The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris last night declared Afegbua wanted over the …

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Benue killings: Buhari not a murderer – Presidency

The presidency Friday warned the media to stop publishing news reports and articles capable of inciting the people to take arms against another. This came barely one week after the Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali had hinted while briefing State House correspondents after the National Security Council meeting that …

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Six persons killed by suspected herdsmen in Kaduna

At least six people were killed and several injured in fresh attack by suspected Fulani Herdsmen on Wednesday night in Kaguru village of Kaduna state, an indigene of the area said. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Mukhtar Aliyu, confirming the incident said the gunmen invaded the community while …

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Benue Killings: Buhari Writes Senate, Lists Steps Taken

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate saying the police are working to arrest those responsible for the recent killings in the state. In a letter read by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, Mr. Buhari said the federal government was initiating measures to address the killings and …

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